Au Pairs

Fall Traditions: Decorating Pumpkins

A treasured fall/Halloween tradition in the United States is pumpkin carving or making “jack-o’-lanterns”. Whether this is your first time decorating a pumpkin or you are a seasoned pro, these videos have a few tips and ideas you may find helpful. How do I make it safe for the children? If you are carving a Read More

Avoid Falling Victim to Scammers

There are always people out there who are looking for ways to trick people out of their money and personal information. Below I will explain some scams and how to protect yourself.   SCAM #1 – Calls asking for your PIN, password, personal information or payment. Your bank will not call you and ask you Read More

Hints for Success – Homesickness/Culture Shock

Almost everyone experiences culture shock and homesickness when they come to a completely new environment. Everything is different: the language, the food, and the people. Here are my Top 5 Tips for Dealing with Homesickness 1. Make friends – Don’t wait for other au pairs to reach out to you, reach out to them. There are Read More

Camp Au Pair – Summer Olympics

This week’s Camp Au Pair theme Summer Olympics. The 2021 Summer Olympics are taking place in Tokyo, Japan, July 23-Aug 8. Crafts, recipes, activities, and games related to the Summer Olympics can be found here on the Camp Au Pair Summer Olympics pinboard. Videos – On YouTube you can find many great videos of Read More

Camp Au Pair – Science (STEM)

This week’s Camp Au Pair theme is Science (STEM). This includes science, technology, engineering and math. Crafts, recipes, activities, and games related to all things science, technology, engineering and math can be found here on the Camp Au Pair – Science (STEM) pinboard. Field Trips can be a great way for kids to learn Read More

Health & Safety – Where are Ticks?

When the weather is nice, we spend more time outdoors with the children. Playing in the back yard, at the playground or walking on nature trails are great ways to get fresh air and exercise. What are ticks? – Ticks are small mites that attach themselves to the skin and suck blood. Click HERE to see examples Read More

Camp Au Pair – Outer Space

Next week’s Camp Au Pair theme is Outer Space. Crafts, recipes, activities, and games related to outer space can all be found here on the Camp Au Pair – Outer Space pinboard. Here is a fun one that combines a science lesson, art, and snack time. https://www.opticscentral.com.au/moon-phases-explained-with-oreos Field Trips can be a great way Read More